Role of recombination in evolution of enteroviruses

  title={Role of recombination in evolution of enteroviruses},
  author={Alexander N. Lukashev},
  journal={Reviews in Medical Virology},
  • A. Lukashev
  • Published 1 May 2005
  • Biology
  • Reviews in Medical Virology
Enteroviruses, members of the Picornaviridae family, comprise a large (over 70 serotypes) group of viruses that are ubiquitous in nature, infect different species and cause a wide range of diseases. Human enteroviruses were recently classified into five species, human enterovirus A–D and poliovirus. Recombination has long been known to be an important property of poliovirus genetics. Recently, several publications demonstrated that recombination is extremely frequent also in non‐polio… 
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